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Tax Benefits for New Parents

Starting the new year as a new parent? No worries. There might be some insecurities related to your becoming a new parent and you might even wonder what this has to do with taxes. We [...]

How to Keep Track on Your Student Loan

Those student loans might keep you from concentrating well on your studies or from enjoying life in general. Don’t let these thoughts trouble you and be ahead of yourself by making sure you keep track [...]

Business Start-Up and Related Tax Procedures

Starting a business may bring about a certain degree of fear and anxiety. It does not always portray a bed of roses, but you should understand that taxes related to your business plan should not [...]

Three Ways to Get on Track with Your Taxes

Tax season is in and we don’t want to waste precious time and effort chasing after deadlines. The best thing to do is to prepare early. You don’t have to go through all the stresses [...]

Tax Facts Related to Your Self-Employment and/or Your Hobby

You enjoy making money out of your hobby. That is good to know. Only, this is where certain lines must be drawn and you must be sure that the hobby you enjoy doing and at [...]

Cut Down Your Tax Bill with These Employer-Sponsored Savings Accounts

Now that tax season has started, you may want to be aware and take advantage of these savings account that will help you save more, benefit more, and generally lower your tax bill. There are [...]

Best Options for Your Retirement Plan

Saving money for something way far ahead may be challenging, especially when you don’t have extra cash to set aside at present. You also might have heard a lot about the importance of saving for [...]

How to Determine if the Net Investment Income Tax Applies to You

If you have income from investments, you may be subject to the Net Investment Income Tax. You may owe this tax if you receive investment income and your income for the year is more than [...]

What is Alternative Minimum Tax?

Even if you’ve never paid the Alternative Minimum Tax, before, you should not ignore this tax. Your taxes may have changed so that this may be the year that you need to pay AMT. You [...]

Earned Income Tax Credit; Do I Qualify?

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a financial boost for people working hard to make ends meet. Millions of workers may qualify for the first time this year due to changes in their marital, [...]

What You Should Know if You Get Tipped at Work

If you get tips on the job, you should know some things about tips and taxes. Here are a few tips from the IRS to help you file and report your tip income correctly: Show [...]

Understanding Who You Pay to Prepare Your Tax Return

Tax professionals have varying levels of skills, education and expertise. Furthermore, not all tax professionals have the right to represent taxpayers before the IRS, such as during an audit. Taxpayers should be aware of the [...]

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